Banana rats and mosaic-tailed rat

Banana rats and mosaic-tailed rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Genus : Melomys

 

Facts about the genus Melomys, the banana rats and mosaic-tailed rat

A tree-climbing rodent, the fawn-footed melomys, is also found there.

Fawn-footed Melomys is an excellent and swift climber, but cannot climb smooth-barked trees.

He closed up with the observation that the banana rats are getting smarter or he is getting slower, which caused me to speculate upon what Jack does with the slow, dumb rats.

Hutias, locally known as banana rats, are a common site in GTMO.

The Bramble Cay melomys is one of the mosaic-tailed rats (distinguished by the mosaic pattern of scales on its tail rather than the concentric rows of scales running along the length of the tail found in most other types of rats and mice).

webfooted water rat the fawn-footed melomys, is an excellent climber and is usually found in forest

Door Menzies (1996), die het geslacht Melomys in vieren splitste, werd hij niet onderzocht en de plaatsing van deze soort in Melomys is nog ietwat onzeker, hoewel hij waarschijnlijk wel in Melomys kan blijven (hij schijnt tot de rufescens-leucogaster-groep te behoren). (Wiki)

Door Menzies (1996), die het geslacht Melomys in vieren splitste, werd hij niet onderzocht en de plaatsing van deze soort in Melomys is nog onzeker. (Wiki)

Melomys is commonly used for example. (Full text)

As a result, Melomys is redefined to include only four species, rufescens, leucogaster, lutillus and frigicola, in New Guinea. (Full text)

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